This unit is a continuation of coursework and supervised research contributing to completion of your unique genetic counselling related research project initiated at the beginning of the course and to be concluded in the final semester. The unit involves independent research including writing of a conference abstract, poster and regular meetings with a supervisor/ advisory team. It is anticipated this semester will account for the majority of data collection according to the University of Sydney HREC approved protocol.
1 x 1.5hrworkshop on abstract writing, 1 x 3hr tposter workshop, supervised research project, self-directed learning and independent research
Draft abstract (20%), Poster (50%), supervisor and project management report (30%).
Ian MacFarlane, Patricia McCarthy Veach and Bonnie Leroy. Oxford University Press. Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide (2014) Oxford University Press; Peat, Jennifer; Elliott, Elizabeth; Baur, Louise; Keena, Victoria Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How. London, BMJ Books, 2002.
Knowledge and skills gained in GENC5017